Wikileaks Newslinks 1-3 February 2012

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Assange must be extradited, Swedish lawyers argue
CTV.ca
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is driven away in a taxi after leaving his hearing at the Supreme Court in London, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. (AP / Matt Dunham) Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder arrives at the Supreme Court in London, Thursday, Feb.
http://edmonton.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20120202/wikileaks-assange-court-120202/20120202/?hub=EdmontonHome

WikiLeaks sheds light on Adelson’s Asia business
Salon
It hasn’t gotten any notice since Adelson became a player in presidential
politics, but it turns out that the trove of diplomatic cables published by
WikiLeaks contains an interesting anecdote about how Adelson aggressively
promoted his casino and …
http://www.salon.com/2012/02/03/wikileaks_sheds_light_on_adelsons_asia_business/singleton/

WikiLeaks to Move Servers Offshore, Sources Say
Datamation
Fox News: Unnamed sources tell Fox News that WikiLeaks plans to move its
servers outside national borders in order to escape prosecution. The
servers could move to Sealand, a WWII anti-aircraft platform in the North
Sea, or they could simply place the …
http://www.datamation.com/news/wikileaks-to-move-servers-offshore-sources-say.html

Wikileaks-style exposure of neo-Nazis includes dozens of alleged Canadian …
Yahoo! News Canada (blog)
Anti-racism advocate Helmut-Harry Loewen welcomed the Wikileaks-style leak.
“We can now begin to piece together a more accurate picture in terms of the
distribution of these types of racist groups across Canada,” said Loewen, a
University of Winnipeg …
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/dailybrew/wikileaks-style-exposure-neo-nazis-includes-dozens-alleged-200852140.html

UK judges retire to consider Assange case
Australian Times
Seven British Supreme Court judges will spend weeks considering the
extradition of Julian Assange after hearing that a decision in favour of
the WikiLeaks founder will contradict legal precedents both in the UK and
wider Europe.
http://www.australiantimes.co.uk/news/uk-judges-retire-to-consider-assange-case.htm

Swedes press their case against Assange in appeal
Sydney Morning Herald
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange leaving the Supreme Court in London,
England where he is fighting his extradition to Sweden to face sex crimes.
Photo: Getty Images LONDON: Lawyers for Swedish authorities told Britain‘s
Supreme Court yesterday that a …
http://www.smh.com.au/world/swedes-press-their-case-against-assange-in-appeal-20120202-1qvo7.html

SXSW 2012 Film Festival announces line-up
Times LIVE
Comedies featuring Jonah Hill and Will Ferrell and a documentary on
Wikileaks are among films on the programme along with 16 narrative and
documentary competition features making their world premiere at SXSW. The
festival opens with Joss Whedon’s …
http://www.timeslive.co.za/entertainment/movies/2012/02/03/sxsw-2012-film-festival-announces-line-up

Quote of the Day – February 3, 2012
Family Security Matters
“The recent disclosure by Wikileaks prove that the Obama Administration,
and its water carrier J Street, were dead wrong in repeatedly asserting
that the only way to get Arab support for tough policies toward Iran’s
nuclear weapons program is for …
http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.11362/pub_detail.asp

Lessons on insider threats
SC Magazine
WikiLeaks gave new meaning to the concept of insider threat by providing a
convenient vehicle to empower staff at government agencies and
public/private corporations to quickly and instantly hand over their
privileged information to the world.
http://www.scmagazine.com/lessons-on-insider-threats/article/226050/

Albert Nerenberg: Wake up, world, before it’s too late
Montreal Gazette
You could include a whole bunch of things, including the Occupy movement,
Anonymous, the 2012 people, WikiLeaks, The Arab Spring, the climate
emergency scene, the flash mob crowds and innumerable others that seem to
be arising very day.
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Albert+Nerenberg+Wake+world+before+late/6094167/story.html

Matchbox Pictures to produce 1st project for commercial TV:Underground telemovie
Inside Film
It follows Wikileaks founder Julian Assange as a teenager along with his
gang of friends – the International Subversives – as they try to break
into the computer systems of the world’s most powerful organisations.
Hoping to uncover the inner workings …
http://if.com.au/2012/02/02/article/Matchbox-Pictures-to-produce-1st-project-for-commercial-TVUnderground-telemovie/LVVGWQGMEA.html

Collateral murder and preemptive love
Mennonite Weekly Review (blog)
The first one is from a friend who helped release the “Collateral
Murder” video via Wikileaks, showing US troops shooting some unarmed
folks in Baghdad, including two children sitting in a van as their family
stopped to pick up the wounded and dead.
http://www.mennoweekly.org/blog/2012/2/2/collateral-murder-and-preemptive-love/

An unprecedented age of censorship
The Economist (blog)
Do you think Wikileaks demonstrates freedom of speech? In journalism there
isn’t much morality. But the one moral rule that journalists have is: never
betray a source. If someone is risking something for a noble cause, don’t
hand them over to the …
http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2012/02/qa-nick-cohen

“Free Speech Dialogues” Examines Press Freedom, Publication of Government Secrets
University of Texas at Austin News
Wikileaks’ disclosures during the past year are an obvious flashpoint, but
panelists will also consider such questions as: Should the press enjoy
broader rights of free expression than others? Does the mission of public
service license special …
http://www.utexas.edu/news/2012/02/02/free_speech_dialogues_press_government_secrets/

Automation IT Uninterruptible power supplies and cybersecurity
InTech
WikiLeaks is a prime example of the amount of data an insider can obtain
from a secured network and the damage that can result. In the ever-evolving
hacker wars, many corporations and government agencies do not have a high
enough level of protection …
http://www.isa.org/InTechTemplate.cfm?Section=General_Information2&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=88543

Malawi’s Mutharika in secret talks with Mugabe
ZimEye Zimbabwe
Relations between Malawi and Britain soured after the former expelled the
latter’s High Commissioner Fergus Cochrane-Dyet after she was quoted by the
whistle-blowing Website Wikileaks criticising the government. Britain
reciprocated and refused to …
http://www.zimeye.org/?p=45661

Laudable, perhaps. But is Twitter’s subpoena-notification policy as courageous …
Legal As She Is Spoke (blog)
When the feds went after Wikileaks-associated Twitter accounts, they
presented Twitter with a judge-signed order that contained a valid gagging
provision. Twitter successfully challenged the gag order and told the
targeted tweeters what the government …
http://www.lasisblog.com/2012/02/02/twitters-subpoena-policy-not-as-brave-as-people-think-it-is/

The Taliban who may leave Gitmo
CNN (blog)
A CNN analysis of detainee records at Guantanamo Bay published by WikiLeaks
suggests the following detainees among those being considered for release.
CNN has been told by a knowledgeable source that the list is accurate.
http://security.blogs.cnn.com/2012/02/03/the-taliban-who-may-leave-gitmo/

Some clarity on drones
The Express Tribune
We found out through WikiLeaks that in the past, Pakistan had given its
assent, yet it still accuses the US of violating its sovereignty with the
drone attacks. Both sides have said different things in public and private
on this issue and now need to …
http://tribune.com.pk/story/330967/some-clarity-on-drones/

Senegal president spends $200K to lobby US
Boston.com
Since being elected, Wade has given an increasing share of power to Karim
Wade who now controls the lion’s share of the country’s budget, and
diplomatic cables published by Wikileaks reveal that the US Embassy is
concerned that he is preparing a …
http://www.boston.com/news/world/africa/articles/2012/02/02/senegal_president_spends_200k_to_lobby_us/

India’s MMRCA decision continues to create ripples
Rediff
Some of the revelations by WikiLeaks about the pressure on New Delhi during
the negotiations over the US-India civilian nuclear energy pact had put the
government in a difficult position. The decision on MMRCA allowed the
government to make a case that …
http://www.rediff.com/news/column/indias-mmrca-decision-continues-to-create-ripples/20120203.htm

‘Anonymous’ Launches Operation Armenian Genocide
Asbarez Armenian News
… against corruption in the country; Operation Blackout, in retaliation
of the Stop Online Piracy Act in the US; and Operation Avenge Assange (part
of Operation Payback), in response to companies terminating their services
to WikiLeaks.
http://asbarez.com/100729/%E2%80%98anonymous%E2%80%99-launches-operation-armenian-genocide/

U.S. Ally Ethiopia is One of the Worst Human Rights Abusers
Care2.com (blog)
According to Wikileaks cables, the US pressured Ethiopia’s president Meles
Zenawi to invade Somalia in 2006. This is consistent with the fact that the
US has been providing military aid and training to Ethiopian troops for a
number of years.
http://www.care2.com/causes/u-s-ally-ethiopia-is-one-of-the-worst-human-rights-abusers.html

CIA, MI-6, DGSE, Mossad — Tinkering with turmoil in Syria
Ottawa Citizen (blog)
Last April, WikiLeaks cables revealed that the US State Department has been
secretly financing Syrian opposition groups and other opposition projects
for at least five years. That aid continued going into the hands of the
opposition even after the US
http://blogs.ottawacitizen.com/2012/02/02/cia-mi-6-dgse-mossad-tinkering-with-turmoil-in-syria/

Louie fans give maker a spray
Sydney Morning Herald
As his court case rolls on, with lawyers arguing minutia (see page 8),
Julian Assange is wasting no time in securing his post-WikiLeaks career as
a media personality, with the Russian television network RT revealing
details of his new chat show, …
http://www.smh.com.au/national/the-diary/louie-fans-give-maker-a-spray-20120202-1qvq9.html

Control of internet will stifle innovation, says expert
The Hindu
Citing the example of Wikileaks, Mr. Leblond said government attempts to
shut down websites would fail as it was impossible to smother something so
worldwide and international. With technology being powerful, information
that is suppressed would always …
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/article2854608.ece

SOPA: Stand up for your rights
City College News
We have sat on pins and needles with Julian Assange as governments across
the world tried, and failed, time and time again, to shutter out of the
probing searchlight of Wikileaks. The internet isn’t just a time-killing
modern convenience.
http://citycollegenews.com/2012/02/02/sopa-stand-up-for-your-rights/

Privacy, speech at stake in cyberspace
Livemint
YouTube and Gmail (both from Google), BlackBerry maker Research In Motion
Ltd, WikiLeaks, Twitter and Facebook have all been censored, at different
times, in China, Iran, Egypt and other countries. “The clampdown on
online free speech and the roll-out …
http://www.livemint.com/2012/02/02215454/Privacy-speech-at-stake-in-cy.html?h=B

Where 7 News is Failing
The Guardian, Belize
On September 6, 2011 the hosts of Wave Radio’s “Fus Ting Da Mawnin”
shed light on a report in Wikileaks which claimed that Johnny Briceno, then
Leader of the Opposition, accepted a US$1.5 million bribe from a
“politically connected local company” in …
http://www.guardian.bz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4349:where-7-news-is-failing&catid=40:politics&Itemid=90

New Book on Global Struggle for Internet Freedom
Global Voices Online
The various examples discussed here include WikiLeaks, privacy complaints
on Facebook, ‘Big Brother’ Apple, and Net Neutrality. Along with the
on-going battle about intellectual property vs. free speech and sharing
(see the global initiative against …
http://advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org/2012/02/02/new-book-on-global-struggle-for-internet-freedom/

US Energy Trade Mission to Visit Four African Nations
AllAfrica.com
… a Houston-based integrated energy company and key player in Nigeria’s
oil and gas sector has announced plans to sell between $5 billion to $10
billion worth of … read more » Wikileaks cables have revealed a
disturbing development in the African …
http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00015436.html

Wikileaks Founder Faces Extradition; Shadows of US Intention Loom
By Max Obuszewski
The first day of Julian Assange’s appeal hearing has come to a close after
his legal team made arguments against efforts to extradict the Wikileaks’
founder to Sweden . Assange’s Lawyer, Dinah Rose QC, argued that the
European arrest …
http://baltimorenonviolencecenter.blogspot.com/2012/02/wikileaks-founder-faces-extradition.html

Megaupload, WikiLeaks: when online payment intermediaries seem …
By Alain Strowel
As everyone knows, communicating on the Internet has nothing to do with a
direct, face-to-face conversation. (The Internet, however, wrongly gives
the impression that those who write and speak to one another are not
relying on …
http://www.ipdigit.eu/2012/02/megaupload-wikileaks-when-online-payment-intermediaries-seem-to-apply-different-standards/

WikiLeaks may move servers to international waters
By Andy Sennitt
WikiLeaks investors are in the process of purchasing a boat to move the
organisation’s servers offshore in an attempt to evade prosecution from US
law enforcement, FoxNews.com has learned. Multiple sources within the
hacker community …
http://blogs.rnw.nl/medianetwork/wikileaks-may-move-servers-to-international-waters

Hearings conclude in Assange case in UK
By mwcnews@gmail.com (Agencies)
The founder of the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has
attended the second and final day of his hearing at the British supreme
court, as part of his appeals against his extradition to Sweden over
accusations of sex crimes.
http://mwcnews.net/news/europe/16620-assange-case.html

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WikiLeaks’ Assange fights extradition at UK Supreme Court
CNN
By the CNN Wire Staff London (CNN) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange,
under house arrest in Britain for more than a year, appeared at the UK
Supreme Court on Wednesday to fight his extradition to Sweden. His lawyers
argued a Swedish warrant for …
http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/01/world/europe/uk-wikileaks-assange/?hpt=wo_c2

WikiLeaks to buy boat?
iAfrica.com
Whistleblowing website Wikileaks is reportedly looking to buy a boat to
move its servers into international waters. The move will be done to evade
prosecution from US authorities, Fox News reported, citing sources “within
the hacker community”.
http://technology.iafrica.com/articles/776218.html

VIDEO: WikiLeaks supporters hold vigil in Sydney
Green Left Weekly
Speakers at the vigil included pro-WikiLeaks activist Jann Dark and NSW
Greens MLC John Kaye. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into
links automatically. “Without Green Left Weekly, freedom of press and
public truth-telling in Australia …
http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/49903

Behind the scenes on WikiLeaks
The Guardian
David Leigh, investigations editor, the Guardian James Ball, data
journalist, the Guardian investigations team Luke Harding, foreign
correspondent, the Guardian Harold Frayman, systems editor, the Guardian
The team behind WikiLeaks offer the inside …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/open-weekend/behind-the-scenes-on-wikileaks?newsfeed=true

At UK Supreme Court, Assange fights extradition
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By RAPHAEL SATTER AP LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on
Wednesday launched a final attempt to persuade British officials not to
force him to go to Sweden to face sex crimes allegations. Julian Assange,
the 40-year-old WikiLeaks founder, …
http://www.ajc.com/news/nation-world/at-uk-supreme-court-1326207.html

Assange appeals extradition at the Supreme Court
euronews
http://www.euronews.net/ WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is appealing his
extradition to Sweden to face sex crime charges at Britain‘s Supreme Court.
Assange was detained in the UK in December 2010 on a European arrest
warrant issued by a Swedish …
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq6Ig6P4C6k

The AM Roundup: Bonus Charges, Gupta Case, Wikileaks, More
Wall Street Journal (blog)
WSJ WikiLeaks: Julian Assange’s legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden
for questioning in a sexual misconduct case reached England’s highest court
on Wednesday. Sweden wants to question Assange over allegations that he
raped one woman and molested …
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2012/02/01/the-am-roundup-bonus-charges-gupta-case-wikileaks-more/

What’s News: World-Wide
Wall Street Journal
WikiLeaks founder Assange’s final appeal to avoid extradition to Sweden
reached Britain‘s highest court. The death toll rose to 89 from frigid
weather in Eastern Europe. Helicopters evacuated people in Serbia and
Bosnia. Rival militias battled in …
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204652904577197431373210836.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
See all stories on this topic:
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ATRA says CMD tried to undermine defendant in atrazine class action
Madison County Record
The American Tort Reform Association says that a “WikiLeaks-like” website
published by the Center for Media and Democracy had posted previously
unsealed, proprietary documents related to a Madison County atrazine class
action to undermine the …
http://www.madisonrecord.com/news/241506-atra-says-cmd-tried-to-undermine-defendant-in-atrazine-class-action

Pearl lecture features New Yorker editor Remnick
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.
By Susan Freudenheim “I learned a lot from WikiLeaks,” David Remnick,
editor of the New Yorker magazine, told a full auditorium at UCLA’s
Anderson School of Management when he spoke on Jan. 30 at the 10th annual
Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture, …
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/pearl_lecture_features_new_yorker_editor_remnick_20120201/

Justice for Assange: Extradition appeal kicks off in UK top court
RT
The Wikileaks founder insists the case is politically motivated, and a
response to his website publishing secret US cables on wars in Afghanistan
and Iraq. RT‘s Laura Smith is at the High Court in London. RT on Twitter
http://twitter.com/RT_com RT on …
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjTaYFiQVKI

Assange in UK Supreme Court over extradition fight
STLtoday.com
Julian Assange, the 40-year-old WikiLeaks founder, arrives at the Supreme
Court in London, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Assange’s legal team is making a
final effort at Britain‘s Supreme Court to avoid his extradition to Sweden.
http://www.stltoday.com/news/world/assange-in-uk-supreme-court-over-extradition-fight/article_290a9826-ce7b-5c70-b1b9-bab54075db5f.html

CIPS Construction PMI (January)
FXstreet.com
Britain‘s Supreme Court, the country’s highest judicial body, to hear
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s appeal against extradition to Sweden
where he is accused of sex offences (to Feb. 2). Great Portland Estates, a
property investment and development …
http://www.fxstreet.com/fundamental/analysis-reports/intelligent-investor-monitor/2012-02-02.html

Breakfast: Thursday February 2
TVNZ
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange heads to London’s Supreme Court today in
his last ditch attempt to fight extradition to Sweden. Breakfast checks in
with Europe correspondent Garth Bray for the latest. Signs are emerging of
another property bubble; …
http://tvnz.co.nz/breakfast-news/thursday-february-2-4709576

Assange appeals extradition
Gulf Daily News
LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appealed to Britain‘s Supreme
Court yesterday not to extradite him to Sweden over accusations of sex
crimes, a transfer that could push his anti-secrecy website further towards
oblivion. Australian-born Assange …
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/NewsDetails.aspx?storyid=322936

Swedish government disputes Assange’s defence – video
The Guardian
Swedish government starts case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at
supreme court on Wednesday. Clare Montgomery QC, for Sweden, is disputing
Assange’s defence that the Swedish prosecutor’s extradition order is
invalid because a prosecutor is …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/video/2012/feb/01/swedish-government-disputes-assanges-defence-video

‘Sunni Wahhabi’ Saudi oil for ‘Shia’ Iran oil? No thanks!
Firstpost
In 2006, soon after Pranab Mukherjee took over as External Affairs
Minister, US diplomats drew up a bio-profile of him, which they sent to
Washington in a diplomatic cable that, thanks to the exertions of
WikiLeaks, has made it into the public domain.
http://www.firstpost.com/world/sunni-wahhabi-saudi-oil-for-shia-iran-oil-no-thanks-200415.html

’21 Jump Street’ to Debut at South by Southwest
Reuters
“Waiting for Lightning” Directed by Jacob Rosenberg, featuring Danny Way
“Wikileaks: Secrets & Lies” Directed by Patrick Forbes “WONDER WOMEN! The
Untold Story of American Superheroines” Directed by Kristy
Guevara-Flanagan. EMERGING VISIONS Documentary …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/01/idUS101909347220120201

James Ball, data journalist, the Guardian
The Guardian
James Ball is a data journalist working for the Guardian investigations
team. He joined the Guardian from WikiLeaks, and the Bureau of
Investigative Journalism. Guardian Open Weekend : James Ball.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/open-weekend/james-ball?newsfeed=true

David Leigh, investigations editor, the Guardian
The Guardian
David Leigh is the Guardian’s investigations editor. His work was behind
the jailing of Jonathan Aitken, the exposure of secret payments by arms
company BAE, and the recent Wikileaks disclosures. Guardian Open Weekend :
David Leigh.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/open-weekend/david-leigh?newsfeed=true

Can free speech be global?
The Guardian
Timothy Garton Ash talks about www.freespeechdebate.com an exciting new
Oxford University project to use the internet to debate (in 13 languages)
what the new rules of the game should be, from WikiLeaks to Facebook
privacy settings, from China to the …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/open-weekend/can-free-speech-be-global?newsfeed=true

‘The Simpsons’ 500th Episode Preview (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange guest stars as himself. Musician Alison
Krauss will provide a special theme song for the landmark episode. Below,
take a look at some episode stills from “At Long Last Leave.” “The
Simpsons” airs its 500th episode on …
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/01/the-simpsons-500-episode-preview_n_1247159.html

Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC Tops $1 Million Mark
indiablooms
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will guest star on “The
Simpsons.†Following her highly acclaimed first season, Jessica Lange
is reportedly “thinking about†returning to “American
Horror Story†for a second season.
http://www.indiablooms.com/BusinessVideoDetails/businessVideoDetails020212f.php

We should still be worried about Internet freedom
Daily Athenaeum
From 2008-10, www.wikileaks.org leaked several documents with damning
evidence that ACTA would give governments that signed onto the agreement
far-reaching powers in the realm of the Internet. One example is
governments that sign onto the agreement …
http://www.thedaonline.com/opinion/column-we-should-still-be-worried-about-internet-freedom-1.2761877

At UK Supreme Court, Assange fights extradition
Newsday
Click here At UK Supreme Court, Assange fights extradition Originally
published: February 1, 2012 6:28 AM Updated: February 1, 2012 1:53 PM By
The Associated Press RAPHAEL SATTER (Associated Press) (AP) — WikiLeaks
founder Julian Assange on Wednesday …
http://www.newsday.com/news/at-uk-supreme-court-assange-fights-extradition-1.3494890

Byte-size: Online fans ‘so over social networks’
Wairarapa Times-Age
The Wikileaks founder seems to have leaked his own news on the
whistleblowing website that he will launch his own television chat show.
The site said the show would go to air in March and that 10 episodes had
been filmed.
http://www.times-age.co.nz/news/byte-size-news-onlinefans/1257477/

Scotland to get 40Mbps broadband by 2015
ComputerworldUK
… ambition that 85-95 percent of the country’s consumers and businesses
should be able to access this level of performance three years from now,
with many able to receive up to 80Mbps. Wikileaks – fearless whistleblowers
or irresponsible nuisances?
http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/public-sector/3334409/scotland-to-get-40mbps-broadband-by-2015/

Today’s e-Reads, Updated: Is Owning Part of Facebook Worth It?
National Journal
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is appealing a British court’s order that
he be extradited to Sweden to face sexual misconduct allegations, according
to The New York Times. All of today’s e-Reads can be found on our Tech
Page.
http://techdailydose.nationaljournal.com/2012/02/todays-ereads-updated-is-ownin.php

Pictures in the News
Los Angeles Times
Elsewhere, endangered green turtles are enjoying a baby boom on remote
Philippine islands as a three-decade protection program starts to pay off;
and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at the Supreme Court in
London, where his legal team is …
http://framework.latimes.com/2012/02/01/pictures-in-the-news

ADVISORY CNN Wire Outlook
CNN International
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, under house arrest in Britain for more
than a year, appeared at the UK Supreme Court on Wednesday to fight his
extradition to Sweden. Since the summer of 2010, Julian Assange has become
a pop culture fixture, …
http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/02/world/advisory-cnn-wire-outlook/

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Fighting Extradition
By Alex Fitzpatrick
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, appealed his extradition to Sweden
before the European Supreme Court Wednesday.
http://mashable.com/2012/02/01/wikileaks-extradition/

Wikileaks to move to Sealand? | FP Passport
By Joshua Keating
As an fan of geopolitical anomalies, I was excited to see this Mashable
item suggesting that WikiLeaks might move its servers to the Principality
of Sealand, the 6000 square foot former British military installation in
the North Sea that since 1968 …
http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/02/01/wikileaks_to_move_to_sealand

Wikileaks Founder Supreme Court Appeal Begins | WebProNews
By Zach Walton
Wikileaks editor Julian Assange is appealing to the Supreme Court in the
U.K. to prevent extradition to Sweden. ZDNet is reporting that Assange’s
lawyers.
http://www.webpronews.com/wikileaks-founder-supreme-court-appeal-begins-2012-02

WikiLeaks May Operate From International Waters | Business 2 …
By Sarah Harris
You might remember a little movie from a couple years back called Pirate
Radio. It was about a group of misfits that were willing to fight the
system in order.
http://www.business2community.com/trends-news/wikileaks-may-operate-from-international-waters-0127739

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Could be Extradited to Sweden …
By jim
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has made an appeal to the Supreme
Court of Britain not to extradite him to Sweden. He has asked not to.
http://www.jdjournal.com/2012/02/01/julian-assange-wikileaks-founder-could-be-extradited-to-sweden/

Wikileaks: more on HRW and the coup II « Political Prisoners in …
By thaipoliticalprisoners
This is PPT’s third post on recently released Wikileaks cables that comment
on Human Rights Watch, lese majeste and the 2006 coup. The first post is
here and the second is here. In this post we begin with a 5 January 2007
cable, where …
http://thaipoliticalprisoners.wordpress.com/2012/02/02/wikileaks-more-on-hrw-and-the-coup-ii/

WikiLeaks could set servers afloat, Fox News reports | FT Tech Hub …
By Tim Bradshaw
The FTtechhub from the Financial Times writes about the web, Silicon
Valley, innovation and social media.
http://blogs.ft.com/fttechhub/2012/02/wikileaks-could-set-servers-afloat-fox-news-reports/

WikiLeaks founder fights extradition
By mwcnews@gmail.com (Agencies)
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appealed to Britain‘s Supreme Court on
Wednesday not to extradite him to Sweden over accusations of sex crimes, a
move that could push his anti-secrecy website further towards oblivion.
http://mwcnews.net/news/europe/16590-extradition.html

Feb 1 – Doh! WikiLeaks boss Julian[..]ange to appear on an …
He may be accused of secksual molestation and currently under house arrest,
but that hasn’t stopped Julian[..]ange from appearing on one of his
favourite TV shows. The silver-haired WikiLeaks founder.
http://slumz.boxden.com/f5/feb-1-doh-wikileaks-boss-julian-assange-appear-upcoming-episode-simpsons-1697035/

Heidi Barathieu-Brun » Blog Archive » WikiLeaks founder fights …
By Heidi
He was detained in Britain in December 2010 on a European arrest warrant
issued by a Swedish prosecutor after two female former WikiLeaks volunteers
accused him of sexual assault. His lawyers have argued that the warrant is
invalid …
http://www.heidi-barathieu-brun.ch/wp-archive/2376

WikiLeaks’ Assange Takes Appeal to UK Supreme Court …
By Matisyahu
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange launched his appeal in the U.K. Supreme
Court on Wednesday in his last attempt in Britain to avoid extradition to
Sweden to face… head automatica what is seven pounds… myvu personal
media …
http://matisyahus.typepad.com/blog/2012/02/wikileaks-assange-takes-appeal-to-uk-supreme-court.html

azspot: CHOMSKY on WIKILEAKS
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The Hip Hop Democrat » Blog Archive » Wikileaks considering …
By SanaArshad
Wikileaks may be planning to move its servers offshore, if a Fox News
report is correct. And by offshore, we don’t mean out of America … we
mean off of land, to a location that would only be subject to maritime law.
A source said, “Then they …
http://thehiphopdemocrat.com/2012/02/01/wikileaks-considering-move-truly-offshore-where-only-maritime-law-applies/

Report: WikiLeaks Could Be Operated in International Waters …
By Alex Gasparski
WikiLeaks may soon take a page from 1960s-era British pirate radio
broadcasters and move operations offshore. Financial backers of embattled
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are reportedly in the market for a boat
that would maintain the …
http://www.techreviewsource.com/blog/?p=2909

Wikileaks founder takes case to Britain‘s top court | The Raw Story
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange took his 13-month fight againstextradition
to Sweden to England’s highest court on Wednesday. Seven judges are hearing

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/02/01/wikileaks-founder-takes-case-to-britains-top-court/

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WikiLeaks Founder to Appeal Extradition at UK Supreme Court
New York Times
LONDON — Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was set to appear on
Wednesday at Britain‘s Supreme Court to appeal an order from a lower court
approving his extradition to Sweden to answer accusations of sexual
misconduct.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/02/world/middleeast/julian-assange-wikileaks-appeal-extradition-britain-supreme-court.html

Report: WikiLeaks Could Be Operated in International Waters
PC Magazine
By Damon Poeter WikiLeaks may soon take a page from 1960s-era British
pirate radio broadcasters and move operations offshore. Financial backers
of embattled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are reportedly in the market
for a boat that would maintain …
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2399682,00.asp

WikiLeaks founder will be featured in an episode of The Simpsons and has a …
Macleans.ca
“We are not criminal. We are not murderers. We didn’t commit the murders
and this is unjust.” Syria’s bloody crackdown on dissident militants and
protestors raged through the weekend, when some of the fiercest fighting of
the 10-month conflict was …
http://www2.macleans.ca/category/need-to-know/?current=236514

WikiLeaks eyes offshore base of operations
TG Daily
Investors and supporters of the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks website are
reportedly attempting to move the organization’s servers offshore in an
effort to avoid prosecution from US law enforcement officials. One possible
location?
http://www.tgdaily.com/security-features/61145-wikileaks-eyes-offshore-base-of-operations

Wikileaks considering move ‘truly offshore,’ where only maritime law applies
Examiner.com
Wikileaks may be planning to move its servers offshore, if a Fox News
report is correct. And by offshore, we don’t mean out of America … we
mean off of land, to a location that would only be subject to maritime law.
A source said, “Then they can keep …
http://www.examiner.com/technology-in-national/wikileaks-considering-move-truly-offshore-where-only-maritime-law-applies

Group Says FBI Snoops on Wikileaks Supporters
Courthouse News Service
By IULIA FILIP WASHINGTON (CN) – A nonprofit government watchdog claims the
FBI refuses to release information on “the government’s identification and
surveillance of individuals who have demonstrated support for or interest
in WikiLeaks.
http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/01/31/43485.htm

Today’s media stories from the papers
The Guardian
PCC chairman unveils plans for new watchdog at Leveson inquiry Lord Hunt
says he hopes his proposals for a new regulatory body would eradicate ‘bad
journalism’ Julian Assange enters final stage of extradition battle
WikiLeaks founder’s legal team goes …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/feb/01/1?newsfeed=true

CIPS Manufacturing PMI (January)
FXstreet.com
by International Business Times – IBTimes | View company’s profile
Britain‘s Supreme Court, the country’s highest judicial body, to hear
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s appeal against extradition to Sweden
where he is accused of sex offences (to Feb …
http://www.fxstreet.com/fundamental/analysis-reports/intelligent-investor-monitor/2012-02-01.html

Anonymous And The War Over The Internet (Part II)
Huffington Post
28, 2010, the day a hacker-turned-activist named Julian Assange and a shaky
alliance of major media companies opened a new front in the information war
by publishing a stash of US diplomatic cables leaked to Assange and his
website, WikiLeaks.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/31/anonymous-war-over-internet_n_1237058.html?ref=mostpopular

Adrian Lamo Comments on NSA
Cryptome.org
But its normally lustrous star in the political firmament has dimmed a bit
due to Wikileaks-related revelations. Bradley Manning, the US Army private
who is accused of liberating hundreds of thousands of confidential
government documents from military …
http://cryptome.org/2012/01/0075.htm

WikiLeaks’s Assange Sued by Lawyers on Eve of Extradition Appeal
BusinessWeek
31 (Bloomberg) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who will ask the UK
Supreme Court tomorrow to block his extradition to Sweden in a rape case,
was sued by the British law firm he hired after his arrest in 2010. Finers
Stephens Innocent LLP, …
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-01-31/wikileaks-s-assange-sued-by-lawyers-on-eve-of-extradition-appeal.html

BP, Cabot, JPMorgan, Cameron, Commerzbank, Morgan Stanley in Court News
Bloomberg
Litigation Departments WikiLeaks’s Assange Sued on Eve of UK Extradition
Appeal WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who will ask the UK Supreme Court
today to block his extradition to Sweden in a rape case, was sued by the
British law firm he hired after …
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-01/bp-cabot-jpmorgan-commerzbank-morgan-stanley-in-court-news.html

Paula Abdul fired from ‘X Factor’
KGMI
Controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be a guest character
and voice on “The Simpsons.” Civil rights drama “The Help” got a leg up in
the Oscar race on Sunday. Movie fans don’t need to wait until the red
carpet is rolled out to get in on …
http://www.kgmi.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=9883881&fGId=21525&fGCTId=47&tempId=28702&tId=1&gId=172

Congress moves toward vote on cyber-security bill
Gant Daily
Embarrassing classified information about the war efforts in Iraq and
Afghanistan, along with harsh comments US diplomats made about foreign
leaders, published by the investigative website Wikileaks are prompting
some of the new security measures, …
http://gantdaily.com/2012/01/31/congress-moves-toward-vote-on-cyber-security-bill/

Hicks: Colbert’s super PAC nets $1 million — who’s laughing now?
San Jose Mercury News
JULIAN ASSANGE TO APPEAR ON ‘SIMPSONS’: WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange
has become a cartoon. The activist/journalist — lauded by some and reviled
by others for his leaking of classified government information — will make
a cameo on the upcoming …
http://www.mercurynews.com/entertainment/ci_19862897

The view from the Gulf: America’s quiet go-between speaks
Fox News
A diplomatic cable disclosed by WikiLeaks says that Oman helped free
British sailors captured by Iran’s navy in 2007. According to the state-run
Omani news agency, Oman also helped free three French aid workers being
held hostage by Al Qaeda militants …
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/01/31/view-from-gulf-americas-quiet-go-between-speaks/

Inside Forbes: How Journalists, Consumers and Marketers Build Their Brands On …
Forbes
His comprehensive and in-depth digital work (more than our magazine could
ever accommodate) caught the attention of Julian Assange, leading to an
exclusive interview, a timely cover story in FORBES magazine and continuous
coverage of Wikileaks online.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/lewisdvorkin/2012/01/31/inside-forbes-how-journalists-consumers-and-marketers-build-their-brands-on-our-platform/

MIA’s ‘Bad Girls’ Isn’t Exactly New, But Still A ‘Return’ (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
It appeared in rougher form on the last day of 2010 as part of “Vicki
Leekx,” MIA’s in-name-only WikiLeaks inspired mixtape. Back then it was
unpolished, but now, as NME says, it’s got “a fancy French manicure.” The
Danja-produced track is being called …
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/31/mias-bad-girls-isnt-exact_n_1244137.html

Send to a Friend
Local 10
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will be in a British court Wednesday to
appeal his orders to return to Sweden to face sexual assault and rape
charges. Assange lost a court battle in November and has been under house
arrest since.
http://www.local10.com/news/The-Latest-Headlines-from-CNN-Radio-and-the-CNN-Wire/-/1717324/8575870/-/eijeyuz/-/

IBM buys Worklight for mobile software platform
ComputerworldUK
Not so fast Wikileaks – fearless whistleblowers or irresponsible
nuisances? Keep up to date with the latest developments. Read more The
Worklight platform is suitable for developing mobile applications for both
consumers and enterprises, …
http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/mobile-wireless/3334161/ibm-buys-worklight-for-mobile-software-platform/

Secrecy bill broken, internet says, “Oops.”
News24
Now however we have this useful thing called the “Internet”, which does
amazing things like allow us to release documents anonymously through
websites like Wikileaks. Additionally we have anonymous blogs which can
write about “confidential” documents …
http://www.news24.com/MyNews24/Secrecy-bill-broken-internet-says-Oops-20120201

SUPER QUIZ
Albany Times Union
(eg, “The Swamp Fox” (Revolutionary hero). Answer: Francis Marion.) 1. “The
Forbidden City.” 2. The founder of WikiLeaks. 3. “The Land of the Morning
Calm.” 4. The master gland. 5. Green Berets (US) 6. “The Land of Cakes.” 7.
“God’s Marines.” 8.
http://www.timesunion.com/living/article/SUPER-QUIZ-2870000.php

Assange’s extradition fight faces long odds
Newsday
AM By The Associated Press RAPHAEL SATTER (Associated Press) (AP) –
Julian Assange’s long-running battle against extradition comes to a climax
at Britain‘s Supreme Court this week, and legal experts say that the
WikiLeaks founder faces long odds.
http://www.newsday.com/news/assange-s-extradition-fight-faces-long-odds-1.3491864

‘No commo, no combat’: Network Enterprise Center opens new HQ
Killeen Daily Herald
The WikiLeaks scandal in which an Army specialist is accused of copying
classified information onto disks and giving it to the organization, drew
public attention to the issue several years ago. But, Babb said, “There
have always been events — and …
http://www.kdhnews.com/news/story.aspx?s=63934

Cede power to next generation, Wade told
News24
He has long been accused of trying to position his 44-year-old son Karim
Wade – already a super-minister in his cabinet – to fill his shoes. A US
diplomatic dispatch published by WikiLeaks in 2010 warned that Senegal was
“a weakening democracy”, …
http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/Cede-power-to-next-generation-Wade-told-20120131

New face, familiar course – at least for now – for news at WITI
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be a guest voice. Sunday’s premiere
episode of “Luck,” the horse-racing drama by “Deadwood” creator David Milch
on HBO, drew just 1.1 million viewers, but that was enough for the cable
channel to renew it for a …
http://www.jsonline.com/entertainment/tvradio/new-face-familiar-course–at-least-for-now–for-news-at-witi-m8411q1-138447164.html

Jailbreaking Exemption to Expire in 2012
American University Intellectual Property Brief
Some believe Apple censors the content of its apps, citing Apple’s decision
in 2010 to remove the WikiLeaks app from its App Store. These users may
find jailbreaking to be an alternative to the censorship they believe Apple
places on its apps.
http://www.ipbrief.net/2012/02/01/jailbreaking-exemption-to-expire-in-2012/

Interview: Freya Higgins-Desbiolles, Senior Lecturer, University of South …
EcoClub.com
Do we need the equivalent of a Wikileaks for Tourism to achieve that or
something else? Freya Higgins-Desbiolles: I like the way you think! A
Wikileaks for tourism is a great idea. We in fact do have grassroots
organizations such as Equations in India …
http://ecoclub.com/articles/interviews/781-120131-higginsdesbiolles

Higher Ed Presidents, The US In Haiti With Kim Ives, Preparing For A Bigger …
KUOW NPR
Also, Kim Ives speaks about “Wikileaks Haiti” tonight at Town Hall
downstairs from 7:30–9:00 pm Tickets are $5 at Brown Paper Tickets. Doors
open at 6:30 pm Last, Jonathan Foley speaks tonight at Kane Hall, room 120,
on the University of Washington …
http://kuow.org/program.php?id=25846

Wikileaks looks to move servers offshore to avoid prosecution
By Dan Graziano
In an attempt to evade U.S. prosecution, Julian Assange’s investors are
said to be in the process of moving Wikileaks’s servers offshore, according
t.
http://www.bgr.com/2012/01/31/wikileaks-looks-move-servers-offshore-to-avoid-prosecution/

WikiLeaks Plans to Move Servers Offshore — to Sealand? [REPORT]
By Kate Freeman
WikiLeaks may be looking for a lawless off shore place for its servers and
FoxNews says that place could be the Principality of Sealand.
http://mashable.com/2012/01/31/wikileaks-servers-offshore/

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Will Drop By ‘The Simpsons’ – Starpulse …
Embattled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is the latest in a long line of
famous faces to be featured on The Simpsons.
http://www.starpulse.com/news/SheKnows_Entertainment/2012/01/31/wikileaks_julian_assange_will_drop_by_

Sealand Sounds Like the Perfect Home for WikiLeaks – Global – The …
By Adam Clark Estes
A fresh but tough-to-confirm Fox News story claims that WikiLeaks is
preparing to move all of its servers to the off-shore, anarchist
“micronation” of Sealand.
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2012/01/sealand-sounds-perfect-home-wikileaks/48118/

Wikileaks to Sealand? I’m Dubious. | Discourse.net
By Michael Froomkin
Sealand The claim from this not-utterly-reliable source is that WikiLeaks
to move servers offshore, maybe to Sealand. I’m prepared to believe they
are scouting for new locations, including maybe something ocean-based
(although how you get …
http://www.discourse.net/2012/01/wikileaks-to-sealand-im-dubious.html

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to guest star on TV comedy show ‘The …
Moscow: Julian Assange, founder of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks,
will guest star on the 500th episode of the animated TV comedy show “The
Simpsons” that will be aired Feb 19, The Entertainment Weekly reported.
Assange will be …
http://www.news.saanj.net/wikileaks-julian-assange-to-guest-star-on-the-animated-tv-comedy-show-simpsons

RealityZone; A New Era ?: Noam Chomsky On Wikileaks
By TONY
Noam Chomsky On Wikileaks · WSJ And Climate Change Denial – Peter Gleick
· 8 Industries China Leads Where America Used To · Warfare For Cowards ·
Afghanistan Exit – Operation Forked Tongue · Hazing Deaths – Call For
Proper …
http://realityzone-realityzone.blogspot.com/2012/01/noam-chomsky-on-wikileaks.html

Wikileaks: Julian Assange enters final stage of extradition battle …
By Steffen Konrath
Guardian :: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is to enter the final stage of
his legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden to face questioning over
sex crime allegations. After failing to persuade a magistrates and the
court of appeal that…
http://www.nextlevelofnews.com/2012/02/wikileaks-julian-assange-enters-final-stage-of-extradition-battle.html

CHOMSKY on WIKILEAKS | NO LIES RADIO
By teri
“Julian Assange should be congratulated for carrying out the
responsibilities of a citizen in democratic societies, where the population
should be aware of what their selected representatives are doing and
planning. The Wikileaks revelations …
http://noliesradio.org/archives/41791

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WikiLeaks Plans to Move Servers Offshore ? to Sealand? [REPORT …
WikiLeaks might be looking for a lawless off shore place to keep its
servers, according to a Fox News report.
http://www.manmademag.com/news/83cf7/

Sweden unbiased? Assange appeals extraditionRT
By RT
The founder of WikiLeaks is to appeal his extradition to Sweden at
Britain‘s Supreme Court on Wednesday. Julian Assange is accused of
committing sex crimes against two women in 2010.
http://rt.com/news/assange-extradition-appeal-sweden-219/

ontd_political: Julian Assange to host Kremlin-funded TV show
By Iris
MOSCOW, Russia – Kremlin-funded English language channel Russia Today has
given WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange his own TV talk show, the station
said this week. Filming for Assange’s television debut is already underway
from …
http://ontd-political.livejournal.com/9254026.html

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to make Simpsons cameo – World – CBC …
Julian Assange, the controversial founder and editor in chief of WikiLeaks,
will guest star on long-running animated TV series The Simpsons.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/01/31/assange-simpsons-cameo-guest.html

WikiLeaks To Ship Servers To Micronation of Sealand? – Slashdot
Velcroman1 writes “Julian Assange’s investors are in the process of
purchasing a boat to move WikiLeaks servers offshore in an attempt to evade
prosecution …
http://yro.slashdot.org/story/12/01/31/1615249/wikileaks-to-ship-servers-to-micronation-of-sealand

Twitter / WikiLeaks: Those interested in licens …
Those interested in licensing the Assange show for large audiences may
email contact@quickrollproductions.com.
http://twitter.com/wikileaks/statuses/162372348954161152

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